Augustine Tagaste

Author of Poetry and Prose

What I Know

By Augustine Tagaste   A Bright Future   It began in the spring of 2000 at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. My senior year at the Institute of International Studies … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Root of All Evil

Arrogance perpetuates the worst of our human condition. Somehow in our lowliness we think we are great. We are not great unless we be servants to our fellow humans.  

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wisdom in the Fog

A Guide to Better Living By Augustine Tagaste   The Path   Look around and you will see countless examples of lost people living a mechanical existence. Our modern globalized … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment


There is a divine element to the universe in that life is more than what science defines. To be whole we need the factual and the mysterious, the logical and … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Knowing Love

If you neither understand nor practice mindfulness and compassion, then you will never truly know love; and love is our highest purpose in this life.

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Love Yourself

You do need to love yourself before you can love others. But take care that this love does not become lust. Mindfulness is an act of love for yourself, and … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment


Arrogance is never the correct attitude, whereas humility always leads towards better living.

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment


Life is transition. No state of being is permanent, the trick is to become a better person along the way.

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment


We all tend to fear change or being different, and society foments this fear. Nonetheless, we must each endeavor to improve ourselves and our society.

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment